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around usually visiting a number of cities. >> reporter: two weeks ago thieves smashed windows at the macy's and made off with hundred hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of jewelry. some told us they're not surprised. >> with things happening nowadays nothing surprises me any more. everyone and everybody is doing something. >> reporter: >> reporter: now concord police aren't saying much about this latest burglary, but they do want witnesses to step forward. you can just call them or send them an electronic message. they're looking forward to hearing from the public on this crime. live in concord tonight, sal castaneda. >> the santa clara district attorneys office released a statement. this video we're showing you here is meant to educate the public on what the da calls an i crime epidemic. the use of an app that helps you find your device if it's steelen. it advises people to get help from a law enforcement agency. >> breaking news now where police are investigating a bank robbery. it happened at a u.s. bank branch which is not far from east 14th street and only a couple of
drive in lafayette crews built a channel overnight to allow storm water to properly flow. the city council also adopted an emergency declaration establishing a million-dollar budget to fix the drainage problem. >> by the council's action yesterday we're trying to get this fixed as soon as we can in hopefully a matter of weeks as oppose today a matter of month. >> tonight's commute a lot smoother than this morning's. this recent storm almost nearly crush add san francisco story. we're going to have their story coming up. live here at the golden gate. >>> body was found in a rural road in fairfield this morning. officer got a call at about 8:45. they found moses lying on pea body road. he apparently had been hit bay chevy pickup truck. the debris there at the scene led them to a home in vacaville where they found a truck that matched the evidence. they arrest it had man they mrooef was the driver, 23-year-old alex perez, jr., on felony hit and run charges. >>> a driver is being treated for minor injuries after a dramatic roll overaccident. pickup truck crashed while traveling westbou
months has been put on the fast track. today the city layed out the new time line for the work to fill a massive sink hole that opened up earlier this month. cc myer who is noted for his quick fixes of road work will complete the work. officials say there will be some disruptions. >> meaning noise, meaning disruption in traffic flow. >> the money will come from the state, or from the city's rainy day fund. cc myers they also came to the rescue after the mcarthur mays collapse. a gas tanker truck overturned spilling gas and bursts into flames. the heat weakened the roadway which then collapsed. myers won the contract and he beat his own deadline by over a month. because of that his company earned a $5 million bonus for completing the work early. the five day connector reopened a month before the deadline. >>> traffic was blocked on skyline boulevard in daily city early this morning as rescue crews pulled a man from a car that went right over the hillside. the chp got the call about 4:30 this morning after the car went off the road near olympic way and traffic ended up being blocked for
for shoppers because this is an outdoor mall and it may delay travelers so one city prepped for the worst. >> reporter: we found pacifica cleaning up storm drains this afternoon. they installed a trash capture device on the top of the drain that workers monitor before and after storms. we want to make sure the stuff doesn't wash down into the storm drain and go out into the ocean. >> reporter: they have a plan for this weekend and christmas week. >> talking about who was going a be available, what crews will be called first. >> reporter: across the peninsula at sfo they aren't sure they will make it to whisk because of the storm -- to wisconsin because of the storm. >> we have reservations already. >> reporter: this canceled flights throughout the mid- west. sfo is bracing for big holiday crowds tomorrow. >> the forecast is for rain, we will see if mother nature has that in store for us. >> reporter: they are realistic travelers. >> nothing else you can do. can't change the weather. >> reporter: 130,000 travelers expected -- travelers are expected in and out of san francisco tomorrow. it
counties north of new york city is at the sfr of a controversy after it posted a map online showing the names and addresses of handgun permit holders. on sunday, the journal news published interactive maps of westchester and rockland counties showing information about pistol and revolver permit holders. critics say it puts supporters in danger. opponents say it will show you neighbors are armed and were not not. >>> the day after christmas around the country was a rough day for some. power is out in places and some are stuck at airports. elizabeth corda has the report. >> if you're in a hurry to get somewhere, you could be if trouble on one of the busiest travel days of the year, highways are a mess, airports no better. >> just be calm. you can't change it, so take it for what it is and make the best of a bad situation. >> reporter: but if you're looking at departure boards that look like this and through windshields that look like this, be prepared to be hit with a case of the post-holiday travel blues. the sound of jingle bells now replaced by the scraping of plows on pavement. t
joins the city attorney in expressing gratitude to the high court. >> and i can think of no better case for it to take up if it is going to take up a case than this case. it is coming at a particular onner tune time. >> he's talking about a rapid shift in views on same sex marriage. today the court reacted and announced it will l decide next year whether the federal government can deny benefits to married same sex couples. >> it's going be the whole ball of wax. . >> roy little says he believe it is court took the two cases because of the historical significance in them but if there is a swing vote in the court it may be justice roberts. >> this is his moment to be in history. you saw with the health care cases how he took the lead and upheld the man date, not kennedy. >> the cases will be argued early next year with rulings due by the end of june. . >> the senator released this statement today, i was pleased when the ninth circuit struck down prop prop eight in june and i hope the supreme court upholds that. >> here is a a rook at the time line for the events. on valentine's day
, ktvu channel 2 news. >> classes resume today at san jose city college after the campus was shut down because of an alert about a possible armed intruder. >> i feel fine. i didn't feel nervous or anything. they handled it professionally. >> she hunkered down in her office for three hours last night while police searched. ktvu reported live from the scene, the drama started at 4:30 p.m. yesterday afternoon when someone reported seeing a gunman on campus. authorities sent a message to studentsp and staff stoo-- students and staff to stay inside. and then conducted a search but found no gunman. police began following up on leads it find out whether there was actually was an intruder. >> we took it very seriously as we do all calls that come in. but this call appeared to have credibility to it. >> police have undergone training and plan to hold more sessions in the future. >>> san francisco woman who was being held in connection with the death of her daughter has been released from jail. the girl was found laying on the sidewalk and died at the hospital. police arrested the mother, 46- ye
were there as an unusual protest unfolded at city hall. >> reporter: that's right. the ban on public nudity passed its second and final vote. that led to yet another naked protest inside city hall. >> colleagues asked that we temporarily recess this meeting. >> nudists protested as san francisco supervisors gave their final approval to a ban on public nudity. the nudists are anticipating a court battle to restore what they see as their first amendment rights. >> we will continue fighting this no matter what it takes until this legislation is dead. >> one supervisor says he created the ordinance after years of complaints primarily from gay men living in the castro district. >> it will still be legal to be nude on a beach, to be nude at folsom street fair, bay to breakers, pride. >> been a takes effect february 1. >> there are so many families and people who have told me they're really sorry they can't come to the neighborhood anymore because of this. >> for others public nudity is what makes san francisco and the castro district unique. >> castro's fabulous. everything goes here. anyt
to oversee the oakland police department. city officials agreed to the term of the plan. the director will have broad authority including the power to dismiss the police chief but the plan falls short of a federal take over. the court decision stems from a decade old police brutality lawsuit that claims that rogue officers called the writers beat or framed suspects. >> the moments before two people were left bound and gagged right in the middle of a street in san francisco. one of them later died. david is here now and tells us it appears that these victims were specifically targeted. >> that's right. prosecutors revealed details about what they is a lead up to the victims being bound and gagged in the street but there's many questions about what lead up to this crime. >> the one thing that we can say with no uncertainty is this is a brutal case. two entered not guilty pleas in their court appearance this afternoon. >> not guilty, sir. >> we were not allowed to film their faces. the 21 year old and 23 year old and 31 year reeled are charged with murder and assault. they entered this h
. it is located around 40 miles southwest of hartford connecticut and 20 miles southeast of new york city. the population is 27,600. president obama made an announcement today. here is more of what the president had to say. >> we've endured too many of these tragedies. each time i learn the news i react not as a president but as anybody else would. as a parent. and that was especially true today. i know there's not a parent in america who doesn't feel the same overwhelming grief that i do. the majority of those who died today were children. beautiful little kids between the ages of five and 10 years old. they had their entire lives ahead of them, birthdays, graduations, weddings, kids of their own. among the fallen were also teachers, men and women who devoted their lives helping their children fulfill their dreams so our hearts are broken today for the parents and grandparents, sisters and brothers of these little children. and for the families of the adults who were lost. our hearts are broken for the parents of the survivors as well. for as blessed as they are to have their children ho
is resting on outsider to bring peace to this city. >> reporter: opd is bringing in a big name with a very big reputation. some are wondering if that one person can be the change people want to see on the street. this afternoon crime scene technicians were still gathering evidence in one of two homicides that happened within a five hour period. >> we hear things happening in oakland but most of the time international avenue and other places. >> reporter: but last night the crimes that happen in other places was right across the street in east oakland. one person stabbed to death on walnut street. before that two people were shot and killed on mead avenue adding to the highest murder rate oakland has had in five years. opd is bringing in change maker bill bratton to curve crime in los angeles and new york city. usf professor tony rab era knows bratton. >> i think bill can be a valuable resource to any organization. but i think oakland has to do some internal soul searching if you will. >> reporter: rib era says the assumption that howard jordan needs to be told what to do to be successful i
in napa where the flood warning was canceled. >> reporter: napa city officials expect the napa river in downtown to crest within the hour. it was thought the napa river downtown might exceed flood state but it will fall smart of the mark. -- fall short of the mark but it did see areas of flooding. >> this is the pope street bridge. a historic spot and a spot for locals to watch the rain swollen napa river. >> i think it will flow out nicely and we will be fine by this afternoon. >> reporter: confident it wouldn't happen today but a few miles north the napa river did. >> flooded. pretty flooded coming down deer park, where the peach trees trees are. >> reporter: the napa river crept into vineyards as well. deer park road was partially blocked. up two miles the lane was closed. most drivers turned away, some did not. >> it looks like we got off easy. i mean, we have flooded vineyards and things like that. >> reporter: these area iztypically flood. -- areas typically flood. the risk of flooding had passed. >> that is due in part to the fact the rain stopped. had it continued to dump sev
and at this point they have no suspects. >>> we have new information in a homicide probe in the city. neighbors discovered a man and woman bound and gagged last night. the man died and tonight ktvu's david stevenson is live where investigators are waiting to talk to the woman. >> reporter: at this hour the victim is inside san francisco general hospital and police tell us she is fighting fighting for her life. >> this is something you see in the movies. in real life it is disturbing. >> case that shocked police and neighbors here. a driver called police at 8:30 p.m. last night after spotting a man and a woman bound and gagged in the street. both badly injured. >> we have a male victim, african american. the female victim is white. 18-19 years old. >> investigators won't describe the injuries but said the man died at midnight. >> hopefully when she is stabilized we can obtain more information that could lead to suspects or the motive. >> it is completely disturbing. bound and gagged. . >> reporter: neighbors say it is hard to believe the violence happened here. >> most likely they dropped it her
. >> the campaign continues in january with ads about domestic violence hosted in buses ashed the city. david stevenson -- buses around the city. david stevenson ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a flat tire is to blame for a fatal crash this morning. a suv plowed into the back of a car. a woman in the car died at the scene. the driver suffered minor injuries and the driver of the suv was not hurt. drugs or alcohol is not believed to be factors in the crash. >>> bicyclist was injured when he collided with a street sweeper. the man was trapped and firefighters had to get him out. paramedics to him to the hospitals. injuries were not life threatening. >> a massive cyber attack is planned to raid personal checking accounts. research finds ithe project blitz -- finds the project blitz creek is a credible threat. they threatened to steal funds from chase, citibank, wells fargo and other banks. the attack could effect thousands of bank accounts. the bay area's housing market might be showing signs of a come back. the median price has gone up 20% in a year. in november that number came in at $438,000. almost
live with the impact of the storm. >> reporter: it's been raining here all day. that has cities watching for vulnerable areas. the house now inhauptable has a backyard protected by a tarp. sand backs are out. the home and s a mile and a half up and away from a sink hole. not completely fixed. it was a contributing factor this to this road closure for more than six months. this afternoon crews in the rain reopened. during the massive $it 12 million project crews had to avoid shutting down a water and sewer line. >> provides water to i believe a half million people. and chevron refinery and the sugar plant. >> reporter: the bike shop's owner isn't complaining. he saw business plummet. whether traffic was having a lot of trouble getting into and out of town being only one freeway exit instead of two. >> reporter: recent rain shut down another road which wasn't expected to reopen today but did out of necessity. >> this street is a real important bypass for circulation. so a lot of folks use this to get around the downtown traffic. if it's not operating we have more congestion than d
hole is feet from his door step. he points to the city's installation of a trash rack meant to keep debris from clogging the creek. the rains swept through and washed away little protection it offered. >> large log sections, branch sections. a lot of trash. even a chest of drawers. >> reporter: his curiosity pulled him from his office. >> i am always curious when water moves and soil moves. the debris that comes on the creeks on a heavy storm like that, you know something will happen. >> it is an ongoing thing. just like your backyard. got to clean your cleaves and the creeks are -- your leaves and the creeks are the same. >> mountain view road will be closed while crews rebuild the road and fix the huge hole. you can find live updates on the weather on your mobile device or go to www.ktvu.com. click on the storm watch tab. >>> change being made to the central subway project after criticism from residents. muni decided not to dig up a section of columbus avenue to remove huge drilling machines. some neighbors were against the idea and even filed a lawsuit. money says it will drill p
, half foot of rain, 5 inches of rain. redwood city. looks like we will see more showers tomorrow. what i am tracking is this next weather system. nice looking system but nothing like what we saw. it will get in here tomorrow and bring rain. when i get back, i will break down the timing and we will go through it hour by hour so you can plan out your day. but the showers will be there. see you back here in a bit. >>> and we want to report breaking news to you. these are live pictures from news chopper 2. a number of emergency vehicles on the road, this is highway 84. near 680. and we understand right now we are hearing there are possible injuries in an accident, a head on collision before 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. roads, we understand, have been closed in both directions. look at that. you can see from the headlights this long line of cars that are backed up as a result of this closure. an accident that you can see here happening on highway 84 near 680. that line is going on for miles. we are hahntering -- monitoring this and trying to get information from officials on the ground. we will
to conduct drug searches. the city hasn't responded. >>> pg&e was fixing a gas leak that forced evacuation of part of a neighborhood. three homes were evacuated after the leak that was detected last night. a crew determined the leak was from a broken gas main. the situation caused tense moments for neighbors. >> first thing that came in my mind was the san bruno thing and stuff. but there was only three houses that were evacuated. i knew it wasn't that bad. >> pg&e ran a tube to keep gas service available to other homes. >>> the national weather service confirmed a tornado struck in watsonville saturday morning. it rolled in at 7:00 a.m. and caused damage to several greenhouses at a commercial farm. a picture taken by national weather service investigator of one of those collapsed greenhouses. the national weather service says the tornado path extended for a mile. >>> tow truck triggered a crash today. news chopper 2 shot pictures here on interstate 880. the tow truck lost control about 10:30 a.m. this morning hitting two other cars and crashing into the guard rail. traffic was heavy while
, to show tourists the prettiest parts of the city. >> i would rather be home but it's okay. >> reporter: and of course to save the day when needed. >> it comes as part of the territory. it's part of the job. >> reporter: at starbucks it's a reinvolving door for those who need a jolt. >> vanilla bean frapuccino. >> reporter: the baristas are finished. >> somebody has to do it i guess. i've worked on christmas and sometimes you get time and half. >> reporter: if you own a business no extra pay. but for max and tammy it's another day. >> it's not so bad. we'll be home by dinner time. >> i have to eat just like everybody else. merry christmas. >> reporter: they are pretty slow throughout their system except for those cable cars they're actually more popular on holidays. so some of those operators will be working until tonight. >> you see it right there from lorraine's shot the weather out there is frightful like the song goes and it's been a mess compared to yesterday. >> in the last 30, 40 minutes we've had the heaviest rain move through the bay area. i'm getting reports in fremont and san
recover. live in carson city, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 3-5 mauves a family accused of elder abuse plead no contest. more than a dozen mentally disabled climates were kept in deplorable conditions that included beatings, no food and 46 dogs. three were released but two face up to four years in prison. an adult daughter completed her sentence and another daughter has not yet entered a police. the father died in jail. >>> california's campaign watch dog could open an investigation into whether a senator broke the law when he used campaign funds to buy a vehicle owned by the state. they sent a letter to a republican, they want to know why the title for the car is in his name if it was for campaign use. this is based on a report released yesterday saying some upgraded their vehicles at taxpayer expense. >>> the transportation authority is getting $50 million for the bart extension project. officials approved the funding today to expand facilities in hayward, upgrades are needed to accommodate a larger fleet. it involve as 16-mile extension to san jose, milpitas and sclera. >>> stall cared is
month's election. coming up at 5:15 we'll take you to the ceremonies held today at seattle city hall. >>> and in our local weather we're wrapping up a beautiful weekend, lots of sunshine, temperatures on the rise this afternoon. lots of mid to upper 60s out there. right now on the maps on live stormtracker 2, no storms to track and just a few high clouds paid us a visit. this is the loop over the last few hours. mostly clear skies over a good portion of the bay area. as far as current numbers for the 5:00 number they are dropping back down to the 50s and 60s. napa like now 57 degrees. downtown san francisco, 66. and san josi, right about 61 degrees. reporting fair skies. overnight lows will be chilly overnight once again, so you definitely want to bundle up for work and school your monday morning. overnight readings in the upper 30s to santa rosa and to the 40s or san francisco and pacifica. san josi, 44 degrees. we're starting out the day in the chilly 30s and 40s. in the afternoon, most areas back into the mid to upper 60s once again. so not much of a change in temperatures, but i'
. in small towns and big cities across america, victims who much of the time their only fault was being in the wrong place at the wrong time. we can't tolerate this anymore. these tragedies must end. and to end them, we must change. we will be told that the causes of such violence are complex and that is true. no single law, no set of laws can eliminate evil from the world or prevent every senseless act of violence in our society, but that can't be an excuse for inaction. surely, we can do better than this. if there's even one step we can take to save another child or another parent or another town from the grief that's visited tucson and aurora and oak creek and newtown, and communities from columbine to blacksberg before that, surely we have an obligation to try. in the coming weeks i'll use whatever power this office holds to engage my fellow citizens from law enforcement to mental health professionals, to parents and educators, in an effort aimed at preventing more tragedies like this because what choice do we have? we can't accept events like this as routine. are we really prepared
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